Tag: vegetarian

A New Diet for the Planet?

Written by | May 1st, 2013

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Should environmentalists say no to meat? Our CEO Mark Tercek, a long-time vegetarian turned vegan, tackles this tough question and offers solutions that even meat-eaters may like.

How Better Meat Can Mean Less Meat… and More Water

Written by | March 18th, 2013

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If you’re a meat lover, making the conversion to vegetarianism might seem impossible. But “Meatless Mondays” are a straightforward choice that can allow you to reduce your meat consumption AND conserve water.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 14

Written by | January 14th, 2013

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What’s cool and green and read all over?

  1. In case you missed it: Last week, the New York Times announced that it’s shuttering its environmental desk. (DotEarth)
  2. No matter where you were living, 2012 was a pretty hot year. (EcoGeek)
  3. This meat-lover takes a vegetarian challenge. Think you could handle it? (Grist)
  4. A scary fungus that’s killer for caterpillars could be a life-saver for humans. (Mongabay)
  5. The USDA just invested $25 million into biofuel research and development. (CleanTechnica)

The Quickest, Easiest Way to Save Water

Written by | October 9th, 2012

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You can offset your entire home water use by changing just one meal per week. Surprised? Get the data on water conservation from a scientist.

Summer Cookouts on the Way Out?

Written by | September 5th, 2011

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Barbecues are a Labor Day tradition, but it might be time to change the menu. Check out the greenhouse gas emissions of 20 popular foods as compared to driving a car.

Levita Mondie: Eat Green

Written by | April 11th, 2011

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Vegan chef and blogger Levita Mondie stopped eating meat for health reasons but soon learned there were many other benefits. She tells her story and shares a simple cooking tip.

Eat Green: How to Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Written by | March 15th, 2011

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Ten years ago, vegetables were her archenemy. Now she’s their biggest cheerleader. Margaret Southern shares tips and tricks to make sure you’re getting enough on your plate.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 4

Written by | January 4th, 2011

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Deforestation’s role in the Haiti earthquake and more jarring green news:

  1. Eating green goes beyond organic, local and vegetarian–this year, try a plate of invasive species. (The New York Times)
  2. And here’s a really good reason to: new research shows invasive species trigger mass extinctions. (National Science Foundation)
  3. Why 2010 was a good year for sharks. (Earth Watch)
  4. Erosion by deforestation and hurricanes could have triggered Haiti’s devasting 2010 earthquake. (Mongabay)
  5. The guest bedroom as metaphor for excess and unsustainability. (Treehugger)
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